Environmental Policy

World News
As scores of koalas battle to recover from Australia's destructive fires, hopeful stories of survivors are emerging.
Politics
Twitter critics suggested the U.S. treasury secretary should get a science degree so he can finally understand climate change.
Videos
The Trump administration is preparing to roll back protections for millions of wetlands and streams and reverse decades-old conservation efforts.
Impact
Kenya has harsh penalties for those caught manufacturing, selling, importing or using single-use plastics, yet the country still struggles to reduce its waste.
Weird News
The possum spent multiple days in Bree Blakeman's office and "showed no interest in alternate accommodation provided."
U.S. News
Some of the highest levels have been found in Miami, Philadelphia and New Orleans, according to a new report.
Videos
Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg took the stage at the World Economic Forum in Davos and admonished world leaders for doing nothing about the climate crisis.
Politics
“Your inaction is fueling the flames,” the teenage climate activist said at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland.
Environment
Complaints about a compostable chip bag were comical 10 years ago. Now, not so much.
Entertainment
Dozens of racehorses died at the southern California racetrack in 2019, drawing scrutiny from government officials and animal rights activists.
Environment
Listen carefully, and cows will tell you their mooooooods.
Politics
An estimated 1 million common murres died in 2015 and 2016. Scientists fear it was a harbinger of a warming world.
Work/Life
As wildfires dominate the news, experts suggest some of the best ways you can help the planet and combat climate change.
Politics
The lawsuit from 21 children and young adults argued that the federal government has failed to act to address global climate change.
World News
An official has been critical of foreign media’s reporting on political issues in the past.
Politics
That means converting 100% of the business to renewable energy and investing in carbon-absorbing technologies.
Environment
Spain's second-largest city is becoming a model for sustainable urban planning.
Videos
2019 was the second-hottest year in recorded history according to the latest climate data.
Impact
Huge amounts of plastic and food waste end up in landfill or incinerated. Some airlines are trying to tackle the problem, but it's complicated.
U.S. News
Planes do dump jet fuel in emergency landings, but this one flew at low altitude over a populated area, affecting nearly 60 children and adults.